Mt. Dhaulagiri ‘I’ 8,167M/ 26,795FT is located in the Dhaulagiri mountain range of the Nepal Himalayas. Dhaulagiri I as known as the White Mountain is the seventh highest peak in the world among the other fourteen eight-thousanders. This peak is very popular in Nepal among the eight – thousand climbing. It lies northwest of Pokhara and the southern border of the Tibet autonomous area an important mountain climbing hub. Mt. Dhaulagiri I was discovered in 1808, it was thought to be the highest mountain peak in the world before major its height. It has remained as the highest peak for 30 years and then Kanchenjungha took its place before George Everest found the height of Mt. Everest 8,848/ 29,029FT. Dhaulagiri I is on the Gandaki Provence of Myagdi District in Nepal. Dhaulagiri I is 6.7 km north northeast of Manapathi 6,380M and 8.4 km southwest of Tukuche peak 6,920M. Sita Chuchura 6,611M is 9.6 Km, southwest of the Tukuche peak. Sita Chuchura is 9.6 km north and Dhaulagiri II 7,751M is 12.5 Km northwest of Dhaulagiri I. Dozens of towering Snowcapped mountain around Dhaulagiri ‘I’ looks like a galaxy of Himalayan mountain.
Dhaulagiri (8,167m) (meaning white Snowy Mountain in Nepali) is the seventh-highest mountain in the world. It is located northwest of Pokhara. The peaks of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna rise 7000m over the Kali Gandaki river gorge in about 30km of horizontal distance. The Dhaulagiri mountain system consists of six prominent peaks ranging from Dhaulagiri VI (7, 268m) to Dhaulagiri I ( 8,167m), three peaks of Churen Himal – Main (7,385m), East (7,371m) and West (7,371m), the Putha Hiunchuli (7,371m) and the Gurja Himal (7,193m). The first successful ascent of the peak was made on May 13, 1960, by Kurt Diemberger, Peter Diener, Ernst Forrer, Albin Schelbert, Nyima Dorji, and Nawang Dorji members of a Swiss/ Austrian expedition.
The views from the summit are splendid with a huge range of Annapurna 8000ers, standing on the top of Dhaulagiri 8,167M. North-west view of Gurja Himal 7000ers and south-east with Nilgiri 7000ers, Mustang Himal 6000ers, and many more snowcapped mountains. Along with unique culture and traditions similar to ancient Tibetan Buddhism throughout the trekking route, you also get to witness the gorgeous views of the mountains vista, wide and huge view Tibetan plateau, 100s of snow-capped mountains, and swerving Rivers like Kaligandaki in this trip.
Snowpal Trek and Expedition has been one of the pioneers in terms of Peak climbing Organizer Company since 1998 A.D. Our mountain climbing experience all over Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and Pakistan reflects in our client’s satisfaction. Our micro-management full of experienced team offer fluent English-speaking guide, excellent logistic arrangement facilities, safety and satisfaction of our valuable clients. If some of our clients do not have hefty knowledge of climbing techniques and have just peak climbing experience, Just arrange 2 more weeks than our provided Itinerary, Our experienced team leader/guide teach you on the spot at Dhaulagiri base camp how to be safe in high mountain and also teach the perfect way to use the climbing equipment like ice axe, Crampons, Harness, Carabine including ascending and descending on fixed line rope. Our provided Itinerary is an outline, If our client intends to customize the trip according to your time limit, we make you humble request just to e-mail us or send the inquiry form filling in the required section posted on our website wall to clean up your confusion if you have any. Within 2/3 of corresponding with our expert about your trip, you will reach in conclusion to confirm the trip. The land of ecstasy is waiting to make your extraordinary happiness making your climbing dream project 100% successful.
We include enough nights in Dhaulagiri Base camp over 4750m and on the way to off the beaten zone of Hidden valley on the way to Dhampus pass/Thapa pass (5,240 M / 17,192 FT) and Dhaulagiri circuit trekking. To be acclimatized in thin air, we have designed a couple of days’ trekking schedule starting from low land ‘Tatopani’ to gradually higher land ‘Marpha’ and even a road pass to Lo-Manthang via Marpha. The Caravana route starts with climbing Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167M from Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus/flight then again by bus to Tatopani for the first day of this Trek. We start to walk through the side trekking trail of the Pokhara-Lomanthang off-road highway and off the beaten trail starting from Marpha to Yak kharka to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
The alternative way, we can start from Beni to Darbang to Takam to Muna to Dovan to Dhaulagiri Base Camp from the west side of Mt. Dhaulagiri. The alternative way to make the Dhaulagiri circuit route might be a good option to explore the area.
Snowpal Trek and Expedition Provide excellent quality service with qualified experienced climbing Sherpa Guide and staff to make your dream project successful by being curious about human error. Working with many international professional climbers, we have developed a safe and smart system in the Himalayas for our client’s satisfaction. We focused on the safety of our clients. Having 3 decades in mountaineering logistics management services, we have understood most requirements of alpine guides. Our climbing guides are certified by Nepal mountaineering Association who are Mt. Everest summiteers too and they also have certificates from IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guide Association) along with skilled in mountain sickness “AMS’ prevention, First aid treatment and rescue training in Himalaya fully trained from concerned authorities of Nepal. Our micromanagement experience and qualified service delight our clients with maximum enjoyment and an unforgettable trip in the hidden valley around the Dhaulagiri Himalayan range climbing the 8000ers peak of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167M.